Mallory started her career in behavioral health as an Intake Coordinator; navigating the complex and new world of insurance coverage for children diagnosed with Autism. Helping families gain access to services became her passion and she has been in the field ever since. She has held many roles since then and has experience working with different funding sources and regulations, managed-care credentialing, marketing, project management, and administration. She has previously served as a member of the Western Region MI/DD Workgroup through the Missouri Department of Mental Health. As the Administrative Director of Milestones Academy, she enjoys working with families, students, school districts, and other professionals to improve our educational programs and create better outcomes for students. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and being outdoors, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs.